Video by Greg Masi
Scene 1 Jan 10, 2009 Old York Rd. & Conlyn St. 7 Alarms
This was the Conlyn Apartments. It took the Philadelphia Fire Dept.
6 Hours before this fire was placed under control.
Scene 2 Feb. 20, 2009 Lorreto & Princeton Ave. All Hands
This fire occurred in a plumbing & Heating Supplies contractor.
Scene 3 April 6, 2009 5th & Westmoreland St. 5 Alarms
This fire happened on the top floor of a factory that manufactured
lawn & outdoor furniture.
Scene 4 May 23, 2009 Frankford & Megaree St. All Hands
Fire happened in a private dwelling in the rear garage, when a leaking
gas tank from a motorcycle came in contact with a hot water heater.
Scene 5 June 6, 2009 Bustelton & Bergen St. 2nd Alarm
This fire happened on a very hot day, 90 plus degrees,
in a dollar store. Fire started in the basement.
(Note at this same location back on May 16, 1976,
when four Philadelphia firefighters loss their lives at
the former Barson ‘s Restaurant at this very same location.
Scene 6 Aug. 3, 2009 Germantown & Mt. Pleasant Ave. 2nd Alarm
This fire happened when a 150 year old mansion was struck by
lightning during a thunderstorm.
Scene 7 Aug. 14, 2009 Kensington & Indiana Ave. 2nd Alarm
This fire happened when a male who was being pursued by police ran
into this store that was a mini-supermarket and barricaded himself
in the basement. The male wanted by the police set a fire in the basement.
His body was recovered the next day.